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  • Region boys basketball: St. Petersburg in playoff form

    ST. PETERSBURG — Historically, when mid February rolls around, St. Petersburg has a knack for playing some of its best basketball. The Green Devils have made the region tournament 11 of the past 12 years, went to the state tournament in 2012 and the region final last year. They are ...
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    Thu. Feb. 13, 2014 at 9:29 p.m. | Rodney Page

  • District boys basketball: Wharton escapes with fifth straight title

    District boys basketball: Wharton escapes with fifth straight title TAMPA — Jack Taylor picked up Wharton for the entire second half to lift the Wildcats to their fifth consecutive district title. And after the game, it was his turn to get picked up — by teammate Chase Litton in a celebratory bear hug. Taylor scored 13 of his team-high ...
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    Fri. Feb. 07, 2014 at 11:21 p.m. | Matt Baker

  • Boys district basketball: Newsome upsets Plant in 8A-7

    TAMPA — With Newsome huddled in the game’s final timeout, Colton Stafford broke away and stared at the scoreboard, not once, but twice. Each time, he smiled and pumped a fist. Less than a minute later, the upset would be complete in what third-year coach Barry Jacobs called “the biggest ...
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    Thu. Feb. 06, 2014 at 1:00 a.m. | Don Jensen

  • Boys basketball: Ulbrich's buzzer beater lifts Wharton

    LITHIA — Wharton’s JC Ulbrich sunk just one basket Friday night, but it was a big one. Ulbrich connected on a buzzer beater near the top of the key as Wharton rallied to stun host Newsome 55-54. “Just like we drew it up,” joked Wharton coach Tommy Tonelli. A pass ...
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    Fri. Dec. 13, 2013 at 9:59 p.m. | Brandon Wright

  • Boys basketball roundup: Alonso earns first postseason berth

    VALRICO — Alonso parlayed its third winning season in school history with its first ever playoff berth by defeating Plant 57-52 in Wednesday’s Class 6A, District 7 semifinal at Bloomingdale. The No. 2 Ravens will play top seed Wharton, which cruised to a 69-44 win over Newsome, in Friday’s district ...
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    Wed. Feb. 06, 2013 at 10:36 p.m. | Steve Lee

  • VIDEO: Boys basketball: Baskets, fun flow freely at all-star game

    TAMPA — At several junctures throughout Friday night’s Hills­borough County boys all-star game, West coach Steve Smith — a mild undercurrent of frustration in his voice — implored his group to play defense. He might have had better luck imploring the revelers at the nearby Springsteen concert to remain seated. ...
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    Fri. March 23, 2012 at 11:35 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Hillsborough: Wednesday night's live roundup

    Girls soccer roundup Class 5A, District 7: Junior Taylor DeCaire’s goal in the waning seconds of regulation preserved No. 2-seeded Newsome’s season in the semifinals with a 3-2 penalty kick win over Wharton. Maria Cate had the final penalty kick in an extra session that featured 10 of them. As ...
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    Thu. Jan. 19, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. | Joey Knight

  • Mackey steps down at Newsome

    Newsome boys basketball coach Jon Mackey is walking away from coaching after nearly four decades to spend more time with family. And he already knows where that family time will be spent. Thompson-Boling Arena at the University of Tennessee, Thomas Mack Center at UNLV and Humphrey Coliseum at Mississippi State, ...
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    Wed. Sept. 14, 2011 at 7:20 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • All-Suncoast girls and boys basketball

    All-Suncoast girls and boys basketball Boys player  of the year Quincy Ford, Sr., F, Gibbs Opponents have learned not to challenge Quincy Ford. Ford, a 6-foot-8 forward, forms a veritable wall as the Gladiators’ last line of defense. The few times opponents dare to enter the lane, they are greeted by long arms that usually ...
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    Sat. April 02, 2011 at 1:48 a.m. | Times Staff

  • Basketball: Bogie's Taylor shines with 36 in all-star game; Hillsborough boys win in a rout

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Pinellas-Hillsborough County girls game took on a playoff atmosphere at Eckerd College on Friday as the contest went into overtime for the first time in its 12-year history. In the end, Boca Ciega's Tamara Taylor scored four of her game-high 36 in the second overtime as ...
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    Fri. March 18, 2011 at 9:06 p.m. | Chris Girandola

  • Basketball: Durant's Nation scores 26, earns MVP in East-West All-Star Game

    TAMPA — With the regular season and playoffs behind them, it was time for the 20 Hillsborough County seniors to showcase their talent in the county's annual all-star game, sponsored by the Tampa Bay Basketball Coaches Association.Each team did just that in a game full of impressive layups and crowd-pleasing ...
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    Thu. March 10, 2011 at 8:43 p.m. | Patti McDonald

  • 5A-8 district basketball: Durant 52, Plant City 36; East Bay 56, Newsome 51

    PLANT CITY — Durant advanced to the final of the Class 5A, District 8 tournament by thrashing Plant City 52-36 on the Raiders' home court Wednesday. The Cougars opened the game with an 11-0 run fueled by senior forward Andre Nation, who finished with 26 points. "He's player of the ...
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    Wed. Feb. 09, 2011 at 9:21 p.m. | David Rice

  • Blake paces itself in win over Newsome

    TAMPA — For at least one game against a quality foe, veteran Blake coach Winston Davis wanted to see his team blend its physical attributes with one elusive virtue. Monday night, in the Yellow Jackets’ 19th contest, Davis got his wish. For the better part of 32 minutes against resurgent ...
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    Mon. Jan. 24, 2011 at 11:31 p.m. | Joey Knight

  • Newsome takes charge from start in win over Durant

    PLANT CITY — This season’s first clash between Class 5A, District 8 rivals Durant and Newsome came down to overtime with the visiting Cougars winning by six points. Tuesday’s rematch at Durant was nowhere near as close. Newsome jumped out to a 12-point halftime lead en route to a lopsided ...
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    Wed. Jan. 05, 2011 at 12:34 a.m. | Steve Lee

  • Boys basketball: Plant City 58, Newsome 56

    LITHIA — Facing a five-point deficit with just more than a minute left Wednesday, it seemed as if Plant City's comeback at Newsome was over. But after Brown Peterson's 3-pointer with 46 seconds left, the pressing Raiders forced a turnover. Then Nick Bryce hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 25 seconds ...
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    Wed. Dec. 01, 2010 at 7:50 p.m. | Adam Berry

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